Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate Program - (Hybrid/Dahlonega)
This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, the technical aspects of phlebotomy, the use of the electrocardiograph (EKG) machine, and more. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, EKG, pharmacology, professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 143 hours of classroom lecture and hands-on labs, textbooks, CPR training, and national exam.
Upon successful completion of the 143 hours of instruction, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination. High school diploma or GED required.